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Fiscal cliff may determine gas prices at start of 2013
Retail gas prices climb as 2012 comes to end. While gas prices are likely to rise into next year, whether or not a deal is made to avoid the fiscal cliff will determine if prices continue on an upward trend.
6:18AM ( 3 years ago )
Business News
Couch names administrative team
Ahead of his scheduled swearing in Friday, Hall County Sheriff-elect Gerald Couch named his top administrative team Monday.
6:28PM ( 3 years ago )
Tech beats Southern California in Sun Bowl
Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help Georgia Tech beat Southern California 21-7 on Monday in the Sun Bowl.
5:54PM ( 3 years ago )
Hall Co. officials launch health-based initiative for employees
Hall County officials believe healthy county employees will be of greater service to the county. With that in mind, they have created a health-based fitness initiative to provide free fitness training for county workers.
5:46PM ( 3 years ago )
Local/State News
Maine same-sex couples marry in first hours of law
After waiting years and seeing marriage rights nearly awarded and then retracted, gay couples in Maine's largest city didn't have to wait a moment longer than necessary to wed, with licenses issued at the stroke of midnight Friday as a new state law went into effect.
8:02AM ( 3 years ago )
Stocks tumble as 'fiscal cliff' deadline nears
Stocks fell for a fifth day on concern that Washington lawmakers will fail to reach a budget deal before a self-imposed year-end deadline.
5:40PM ( 3 years ago )
Fresh fighting in C. African Republic; US leaves
Renewed fighting between government forces and rebels seeking to overthrow the president broke out Friday in Central African Republic's third largest city, a military official said, hours after the U.S. ambassador and his team were evacuated from the capital.
3:18PM ( 3 years ago )
Politics
Manhunt active for kidnapping suspect in South Hall
Authorities in South Hall County were actively looking for a kidnapping suspect Tuesday morning after a suspicious vehicle call at a hotel in Oakwood.
11:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
GBI seeks public assistance in tracking Rabun County bank robbery suspect
Investigators with the GBI have now released surveillance photos of a man suspected or robbing a bank in Rabun County Monday afternoon.
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8:07AM ( 4 hours ago )
Lula officials growing tired of bridge game
Lula officials are growing tired of a more than 35-year battle over the wooden railroad bridge on Cobb Street.
10:54PM ( 13 hours ago )
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there s...
10:40PM ( 14 hours ago )
North Carolina man faces drug charges in Towns County
A traffic stop on Ga. 17 in Towns County over the weekend led to drug charges against a North Carolina man.
6:06PM ( 18 hours ago )